Projects

Projects

Laura Taalman / mathgrrl


 

@mathgrrl Online


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Thingiverse

Collection of over 200 free downloadable original 3D-printable designs

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Shapeways

geekhaus store for 3D prints of mathematical objects, jewelry, and gear

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Twitter

Updates on 3D printing, math geekery, maker projects, and whatever

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Hacktastic

Technical blog about 3D printing and the intersection of design, math, and failure

 

Conferences Organized


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Illustrating Math II

Coming Fall 2019 // Organizing committee, full semester program on mathematics and 3D digital media at ICERM

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Construct3D Georgia

2017 // Higher Ed Steering Committee, academic 3D printing conference at Georgia Tech

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Construct3D Duke

2017 // Steering Committee and Organizer, academic 3D printing conference at Duke University

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Illustrating Math I

June 2016 // Co-Organizer of week-long workshop conference on mathematics and 3D digital media at ICERM

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MOVES 1

August 2013 // Conference Director, first conference on recreational mathematics at MoMath

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SUMS 1–9

2005–2013 // Co-Director, nine JMU Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conferences

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2006–2008 // Program Chair, four regional section conferences, Mathematical Association of America

 

Conference Sessions Organized


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Technical Tools for Mathematical 3D Printing
Co-Organizer, MAA Invited Paper Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings
Atlanta, Georgia, January 2017

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What Can a Mathematician Do with a 3D Printer?
Co-Organizer, MAA Themed Contributed Paper Session, MathFest
Washington, D.C., August 2015

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Knot Theory and its Applications
Co-Organizer, Special Session, AMS Section Meeting
UNC Greensboro, North Carolina, November 2014

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Open and Accessible Problems in Knot Theory
Co-Organizer, MAA Invited Paper Session, MathFest
Hartford, Connecticut, August 2013

 

3D Industry Work


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Shapeways Magazine

Current // Writer for articles on the technical aspects of 3D printing and design at Shapeways

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NYPL Curriculum

2016 // Curriculum design for New York Public Library Shapeways course “Make It, Print It, Sell It”

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Ultimaker Education

2016 // Research strategy and development for community blog and Pioneer Program, Ultimaker

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DHF Blueprint

2016 // Content strategy, web development, and content developement for Blueprint, Digital Harbor Foundation

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Project Challenge

2015 // Concept manager for educational thing-to-project documentation challenge on Thingiverse

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Thingiverse Jumpstart

2015 // Product manager and content developer for Jumpstart 3D design resource on Thingiverse

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MakerBot Classroom

2015 // Content developer for MakerBot in the Classroom, a published 3D printing resource

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Thingiversity STEAM

2015 // Product manager and strategist for seven STEAM design challenges on Thingiverse

 

Organizations


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Lady Tech Guild

Current // Board member of the LTG of 3D artists, designers, biohackers, educators, and entrepreneurs

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AABSTRACT Studio

Current // Collaboration with designer Alicia Tam Wei for mathematically inspired manufacturing    

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Brainfreeze Puzzles

Current // Joint proprietor of puzzle-making company for syndication and trade books

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MAA

Current // Member of and Mathematical Ambassador for the Mathematical Association of America